Trump tosses off a 3-tweet salvo at Streep
10 January 2017 | 4:00 am
Donald Trump called Meryl Streep 'overrated' in a three-tweet Twitter rant against the respected actress after she criticized his mocking of a disabled reporter during her acceptance speech for a lifetime achievement award at Sunday night's Golden Globes.
7 Jan 2021
The outgoing US president has been "indefinitely" banned from Facebook and is temporarily banned from tweeting to his over 88 million followers after a night of violence in Washington.
8 Jan 2021
Donald Trump is back on Twitter
9 Jan 2021
Twitter has permanently suspended President Donald Trump's account after the violence at the Capitol building. The company cited the risk of further incitement in its decision.
12 Jan 2021
The outgoing president and vice president have pledged to carry on working together for the last few days of their term. Trump has also declared a state of emergency for the capital.
13 Jan 2021
Google-owned YouTube temporarily suspended President Donald Trump's account. The online video service said there was a "potential for violence" and that the account suspension would initially last seven days.
14 Jan 2021
The House has reached enough votes to make Donald Trump the first US president to be impeached twice. Lawmakers have accused Trump of "incitement of insurrection" following the Capitol storming.
14 Jan 2021
President Donald Trump has been impeached for the second time after he was charged with "incitement of insurrection."The historic second impeachment comes after the breach of the US Capitol building in Washington, D.C. that resulted in multiple deaths, including a police officer.
6 Feb 2021
India's government lashes out at foreign celebrities for weighing in on the ongoing farmers' protests. They don't mention Rihanna by name, but the comments come after a tweet by the singer went viral, prompting The Times of India to praise her for bringing Indian farmers "under her umbrella". We also look at reactions to the Golden Globe nominations, a historic ruling holding the French government responsible for climate change and a story about pubic hair illustrated with grated carrots!
9 Feb 2021
On the eve of his impeachment trial, Trump's lawyers denied that he encouraged the deadly US Capitol attack nor that a former president could even face trial. DW takes a look at the ins-and-outs of the trial.
1 Mar 2021
The former US president has made his first major public appearance after leaving office. Trump has teased his supporters that he may "beat" Biden in 2024.
2 Mar 2021
If you missed the Golden Globes, then this is for you! Here is a roundup of the historic moments from the 2021 Golden Globes.
6 May 2021
Former US President Donald Trump will be suspended from Facebook and Instagram for at least another six months. He was banned from the platform following the January 6 siege of the US Capitol by his supporters.
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The telecoms and aviation industries went head to head in the United States this week over 5G, a technology that's constantly finding itself the subject of controversy. Just as AT&T and Verizon began switching on their 5G masts, major US airlines warned of a "catastrophe" should the network interfere with planes' ability to land. FRANCE 24's Technology Editor Peter O'Brien explains the technical details, and casts an eye over the future of cellular communications worldwide.
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In a week when France has been at the forefront of EU news thanks to heated exchanges between President Macron and Members of the European Parliament, we speak to leading French MEP from the president's political group, Fabienne Keller. The former Strasbourg mayor tells FRANCE 24 Emmanuel Macron is "determined" to make progress on key issues including rule of law in the EU, and argues that he should be re-elected as French leader, saying "he needs five more years to finish the job".
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2022 is not yet one month old, but already around a thousand people have made "irregular" crossings from France to the United Kingdom – putting a spotlight back onto the issue of migration between the European Union and its former member state. Margaritis Schinas is European Commission Vice-President, and the Commissioner in charge of migration and asylum issues. He tells FRANCE 24 he wants "clarity" from the UK over how it wishes to proceed in tackling the issue of thousands of people risking their lives each year to cross the English Channel.
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Belarusian activist calls on EU leaders to investigate Lukashenko
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Heavy gunfire could be heard coming from several military camps in Burkina Faso early on Sunday (January 23), the government said, but it denied the military had seized power. Heavy arms fire at the capital Ouagadougou's Sangoule Lamizana camp, which houses the army's general staff and a prison whose inmates include soldiers involved in a failed 2015 coup attempt, began at least as early as 5:00 a.m. (0500 GMT), a Reuters reporter said. The reporter later saw soldiers firing into the air in the camp. A witness also reported gunfire at a military camp in Kaya, around 100 kms (62 miles) north of Ouagadougou.
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European Union interior ministers discussed border security and asylum at a meeting in Lithuania. The EU home affairs commissioner urged preemptive action outside the bloc and condemned the policy of pushbacks.